Plane Stress Analysis Using Modified Sector Element

by Vakkalagadda V.S Rao,
Pisidhi Karasudhi, (A.M.ASCE),
Tsutomu Usami, (M.ASCE),

Serial Information: Journal of the Engineering Mechanics Division, 1979, Vol. 105, Issue 6, Pg. 1045-1049

Document Type: Journal Paper


The object of the present study is to develop a modified annular sector element (PSR element) that can give quite acceptable results even for a coarse mesh. The PSR element is developed through an explicit addition of the lacking rigid-body modes of the PSL element.

Subject Headings: Stress analysis | Mesh generation | Rigid body dynamics

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